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JA Company Program

JA Company Program meets the after-school programming needs of a diverse group of students by providing engaging, academically challenging, and experiential learning sessions in economic education.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Our City

JA Our City introduces students to financial literacy and learning objectives for third–grade social studies, including the characteristics of cities, the importance of economic exchange, and how people and businesses in cities manage their money. Students will apply money-management strategies to personal and business accounts. The program is volunteer-taught and kit-based.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Our Families

JA Our Families introduces students to learning objectives for first-grade social studies, including families, neighborhoods, money, and needs and wants. Through hands-on classroom activities, students also explore the concept of entrepreneurship, specifically the ways in which businesses provide goods, services, and jobs for families. JA Our Families is volunteer-taught and kit-based with additional extended learning activities and optional digital assets offered throughout.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Our Nation

JA Our Nation provides practical information about the need for employees who can meet the demands of the 21st century job market, particularly high-growth, high-demand jobs. By program's end, students will understand the skills, especially in science, technology, engineering, and math, that will make their futures brighter

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Our Region

What does it take to operate a successful business in your area? In JA Our Region, students examine regional and state resources and supply chains, and they solve problems by weighing risks and potential rewards. JA classroom volunteers show how resources are combined to create goods and services.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Global Marketplace

JA Global Marketplace provides practical information about the global economy and its effect on students’ daily lives. Students explore six key aspects of the global economy

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA It's My Business!

JA It's My Business! encourages students to use critical thinking to learn entrepreneurial skills. Those skills include knowing customers' wants and needs, launching effective marketing, and creating detailed business plans. By examining the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, students learn that a belief in one's self can make positive things happen in life

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Be Entrepreneurial

JA Be Entrepreneurial introduces students to the essential components of a practical business plan, and challenges them to start an entrepreneurial venture while still in high school.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Titan

JA Titan allows students to operate a virtual company through a Web-based simulation. Student success depends on decisions about their product's price and their company's marketing, research and development, and business practices. Win or lose, students gain an understanding of how management decisions affect the bottom line.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Finance Park

JA Finance Park is a month-long program that introduces students to personal financial planning and career exploration. At the culmination of this teacher-led program, students visit JA Finance Park, a realistic on-site or virtual community, to put into practice what they've learned by developing and committing to a personal budget.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA BizTown

JA BizTown combines in-class learning with a day-long visit to a simulated town. This popular program allows elementary school students to operate banks, manage restaurants, write checks, and vote for mayor. The program helps students connect the dots between what they learn in school and the real world.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Innovation Camp Primary

JA 6h Camp offers an inspiring method for developing children´s own strengths, learning interaction skills and trying entrepreneurship - all through practice.

In six hours, pupils receive the experience of generating an idea for a product, going through the production process and getting on the stage.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA Finland

International Marketplace

The International Marketplace helps students appreciate how they are connected, through trade, to people and cultures throughout the world. The activities reinforce economic concepts taught in world history and geography courses. The program begins with a focus on the resources of selected countries and how they impact cultures, governments, and economic systems. The focus then turns to the benefits of international trade and important international economic issues.


JA Job Shadow

JA Job Shadow prepares students to be entrepreneurial thinkers in their approach to work. In-class sessions prepare students for a visit to a professional work environment, where they will face a series of challenges administered by their workplace hosts. Students learn how to research career opportunities and the skills needed to land and keep their dream job.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Go Figure

JA GO Figure connects consultants from  businesses and technology companies with middle and high school mathematics classes. Students experience how mathematics can be used in their future careers and personal business transactions, with a focus on free enterprise concepts and local employment opportunities. Activities presented here reinforce and expand upon the concepts and skills presented in a teacher´s regular mathematics program.


JA Cha-Ching Program

The JA Cha-Ching Program provides the essential component for in-school curriculum to support teachers and volunteers to instill the four key money management concepts, Earn, Save, Spend and Donate in students’ daily life.  JA Cha-Ching Program is targeted at primary school children (ages 7 through 12). The curriculum consists of six 45-minute modular sessions, each session is taught through active, fun and hands-on learning that allows students to put into practice the knowledge acquired.


ITS TYME (Immersion Training Strategy: Targeting Young Marginalized Entrepreneurs)

ITS TYME builds on JA's highly acclaimed entrepreneurship training curriculum designed to provide basic business education to out of school youth through a variety of hands-on activities and supplements supporting a diverse range of learners. 

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA Africa

Company Program - University

JA Company Program meets the after-school programming needs of a diverse group of students by providing engaging, academically challenging, and experiential learning sessions in economic education.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

Company Program - Middle

In the Company Program - Middle, students put in practice what they learnt in a classroom situation by starting and running mini -enterprises within the school. They do active and responsible work through their own JA Student Company. This practical and encouraging program helps young people learn skills needed in school and working life.

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Head Start

Head Start meets the needs of a diverse group of students by providing engaging, academically enriching, and experiential learning sessions in work-readiness education and career perspectives.

Following are the sessions of the program:

Session 1: Writing Your Resume 

This module covers résumé writing. It includes tips on writing a powerful cover letter and a powerful résumé. It also includes tips on tackling résumé problems.

Session 2: Interviewing 

This session introduces participants to the science and art of interviewing. Through a series of exercises, participants will become knowledgable of the major skills and behaviors associated with successful interviewing. Participants will find that such skills are key to giving a lasting first impression that will significantly increase their hiring potential in today’s increasingly competitive job market.

Session 3: The Internship 

This session introduces participants to internships, what they mean, how to prepare well for a good internship, and how to handle work duties in an internship. The session invites participants to choose internships that are not only rewarding in the short-run but that also fit their long-term career objectives.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA MENA ROC

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